Luftbeobachterstaffel 3

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Luftbeobachterstaffel 3

(Unit Code: A4+)

Formation. (Oct 43)

Ordered formed 16(?) October 1943 at Venlo/Holland.[1]

Holland and Northwest Germany. (Oct 43 - Sep 44)

16 Oct 43: at Venlo under 3. Jagddivision.

10 Dec 43: noted as being “in formation” at Venlo/Holland.

20 Dec 43: Staffel claimed 2 Lancasters in the Koblenz area between 2015 and 2030 hrs.

15 Jan 44: at Venlo, but also using Deelen.

Feb 44: based in the Holland-Ruhr area, mainly at Venlo, under 3. Jagd-Div.

6 Mar 44: Staffel’s Feldpostnummer issued this date.

18 Mar 44: still at Venlo, but believed to have departed this date.

25 May 44: now at Deelen.

Jul 44: ordered disbanded in late July by OKL.

Sep 44: Staffel’s personnel and assets incorporated into 9./NJG 2.

FpN:(L 50820)


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Also see:


WURTZ, (?), Lt.

© H.L. deZeng IV, 2022


  1. Dierich-VdL; N.Kannapin-FpÜ; G.Aders-History of the German Night Fighter Force:224; W.Kock-NJG 6:20; BA-MA Freiburg: Signatur RL 20/246-48; BA-MA Freiburg: Signatur RL 40/Kart (“Aufmarsch die fliegende Verbände” order of battle map for 25 May 44); BA-MA Freiburg: Luftwaffen-Personalamt L.P.(A)5(V) (OKL Chef für Ausz. und Disziplin). 18 rolls of microfilm consisting of partial daily log sheets and summaries of Luftwaffe enemy aircraft victory claims as reported by both air and antiaircraft units to the end of 1944, many of the entries being extremely difficult to read. The material has been keyed to a data base and can be found at website under the short title “O.K.L. Fighter Claims”.


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